Flight Test Engineer, Triton UAS Mission Systems Test with Security Clearance

Tekla Research Inc.
Patuxent River, Maryland
Apr 01, 2024
Apr 20, 2024
Engineering, Test
Position Type
Full Time
Organization Type
Must be U.S. Citizen Clearance Required: SECRET Ability to obtain a TS/SCI Education: Bachelor of Science (BS) in an engineering discipline, computer science, information systems management, mathematics, operations research, statistics, or engineering from an accredited college or university. Experience: • Min. 5 years of professional engineering experience • 3 years' experience shall have consisted of performing engineering functions with respect to support, research or development of mechanical, electrical, or aerospace systems • 1 year experience as a team lead
Desired Experience Aviation systems, ground and flight test support, test ranges, and test laboratories Experience in developmental or operational test planning, amendments, coordination and reporting. Prior experience with Minotaur Prior experience with Mission Planning Technical writing skills Knowledge of the fundamentals of unmanned aerial systems Knowledge of Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS) systems Electro-Optical (EO/IR), radar, Automatic Identification System (AIS), Electronic Warfare (EW), Traffic and Collision Avoidance System (TCAS), Link-16, Navigation) Knowledge of the fundamentals of computer networking Ability to work within a team of engineers to generate practical and executable tests Team organizational skills Team communications skills Ability to understand complex systems Ability to perform troubleshooting of complex systems Knowledge of the Maritime Patrol Mission Position Description: • Applies engineering principles to research, analyze, plan, design, develop, implement, test, or evaluate systems. • Reviews and prepares engineering and technical analyses, reports, change proposals, and other technical documentation. • This position applies engineering experience to perform functions such as system integration, design, configuration management, quality assurance testing, or acquisition and resource management.